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Board of Trustees Student Representative Opportunity for the 2023-24 School Year

Hello Black River High Schoolers!

We wanted to share the following information about the opportunity to interview for the Students Liaison/Student Board Representative position-

Board of Trustees Student Representative Opportunity for the 2023-24 school year:

We will be selecting two new student representatives to the Board of Trustees for next school year. Please email Board President, Mrs. Mitchell, at and Mr. Donnelly if you are interested.  The process will be a short 10-15 minutes interview with a small group of board members and Mr. Donnelly.  Two students will be selected and notified within the month. Requirements would be attendance at monthly board meetings and giving a student report during these meetings. Board reps will also be part of the Student Council.  (You would only be required to attend one meeting a month, but more if you prefer)

Class of 2023 Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser

The Class of 2023 is having a Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser to raise funds in support of the senior party.

Flamingo Flocking Flyer

You can learn more by scanning the QR code above or click here.

Save the Date: Fine Arts Night is April 28, 2023

Fine Arts Night

College Night Presentation for Juniors and their Parents

We will be hosting a College Night presentation for juniors and their parents this coming Wednesday, March 22 at 7pm in the Large Ensemble Room. It will be a great kickoff to get juniors started on the college application process with lots of information about the college search process. Flyers were sent home to junior parents last week. Please join us for this informative presentation!"

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BR Artists Earn Top Awards

Earlier this year, Black River students won awards from Scholastics Art and Writing. Senior Olivia Emig was named a Gold key winner for her work entitled Worlds Collide, as well as an Honorable Mention for Blue Skies Ahead. Her Gold key work will go on to the national show and compete for a national award with scholarships!

Sophomores Madden Passata and Hailey Huggett were both Silver Key Winners.

And this week, several students have been selected for the Juried Debut show which will be open April 13th. Congratulations Anita Corpetti, Ben Hartman, Anya Scott, Lindsey Cook, Ainsley Harju, Madden Pasatta, Siri Stoub Elaine, Amanda Molina-Belardo, Avery Mangum, Ava Dorman, and Mae Pasatta.

Congratulations Artists!

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Enrollment Application Information for the 2023-2024 School Year


The Open Enrollment period for the 2023-24 school year lottery has ended. Families can still apply for enrollment at Black River Public School, and will be placed on the waitlist for grades that are full. At this time, we have openings in some high school grades. We encourage you to still apply! Please contact Kelli Heneghan, Enrollment Coordinator, at with questions. Go Rats!

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Parents & Students: Meet your Infinite Campus Apps

Infinite Campus has released two new and improved mobile apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). Download your free app for real-time access to grades, assignments, schedules, announcements and more. 

School Code: 231963
District ID: PWHTPS

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School News Updates at a Glance - Download our Stay Connected Mobile App

Stay up-to-date on BRPS current events and news by adding the Stay Connected App to your phone! Features include:

  • Headline News and Information
  • Calendar of Events
  • School and Staff Directory
  • School Notifications for Closings and Delays
  • Push Notifications for Important Updates 

Please click on the preferred link below to download the website application:
Click Here for Apple SchoolPointe Stay Connected App
Click Here for Android SchoolPointe Stay Connected App

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491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

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